The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina
Passmore & Alabaster, 1862 - 48 páginas
The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina by John Andrew Jackson, first published in 1862, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.
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Get up immediately , you lazy varmint , ” replied his master , and he commenced
whipping him till he got up ; but as soon as his master was off that field , he lay
down again . The slaves , seeing his master returning , told him he had better get
He used often to call the negroes up at midnight to screw cotton , and to move
fences in the sweet potatoe fields . The time of killing hogs is the negroes ' feast ,
as it is the only time that the negroes can get meat , for they are then allowed the
The following is an instance of their wickedness : one of them , as he was riding
along the road by the cotton fields ... Once , as the mule was kicking , my master
came into the field , and said that I spoiled the mule ; he then at once tied me up ...
At the other end of the field , ” replied Peggy . He then rode up to him and said , “
Peter , haul off your jacket , sir ! how dare you move that stake ? ” “ Massa always
makes that girl do as much as the rest , ” replied Old Peter . Now , the example ...
So he hauled him out , and kicked and beat him all the way to the field . When he
got him there , he said , “ Now , sir , haul off your jacket , I am going to give you
one hundred lashes ! ” The old man would not . He then kicked him in the